Coca Cola vows P600m investment in Botswana

Coca Cola Beverages Botswana has officially re-opened its returnable glass and can lines PIC. KENNEDY RAMOKONE
Coca Cola Beverages Botswana has officially re-opened its returnable glass and can lines PIC. KENNEDY RAMOKONE

Coca Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) says it will invest P600 million over the next five years in expanding its infrastructure and capacity in Botswana, a market it sees as key in its African footprint.

CCBA’s managing director for Southern Africa, Norton Kingwill said the investment was part of the plans to double the business in the next “three or even two years”. 

The multi-billion dollar group took over Coca Cola’s local operations last December, after separation from Kgalagadi Breweries Limited’s exit, a period characterised by supply interruptions in the local market. 

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